Sun.Feb 24, 2019

Reclaiming Your Calling #MotivationMonday with Brad Gustafson

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Principal Brad Gustafson, author of Reclaiming Our Calling: Hold on to the Heart, Mind, and Hope of Education , inspires us to find our reason for teaching and being an educator again.

Use Digital Notebooks to Facilitate Book Clubs and Literature Circles at the Secondary Level

Catlin Tucker

Different books appeal to different readers. Many students do not become readers until they encounter “the book.” ” It’s the book that grabs them and pulls them into the story. Once a person has had an immersive experience with a book, they usually become readers.

Utilizing Augmented Reality as an Impetus for Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Technology continues to make inroads in classrooms across the world at a dizzying pace. This makes complete sense as every learner in our classrooms at this point have known nothing but a digital world.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘College was just another foreign word. Then it became a dream for every student in my school’

The Hechinger Report

Karoline Jimenez tries to track down a student so he can take the SAT in the feature-length documentary Personal Statement. Photo: Juliane Dressner. For first-generation students, the dream of going to college is fraught. It’s hard just to get there.

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5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

10 Ways To Give Students More Control Of Their Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

10 Ways To Give Students More Control Of Their Education contributed by Jenna Smith Allowing students to be involved and take control of their education gives them the tools to be much more successful. As educators, the idea of giving students control can seem like a crazy move, but it actually gives them ownership in […]. The post 10 Ways To Give Students More Control Of Their Education appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching

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DIRECTIONS: Unlink Document in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Have Students Unlink Their Documents Paradigm shift, NOTHING in Google Classroom is attached. It is actually linked from Google Drive. This is an important thing to understand as a Google Classroom user. Instant Access One of the genius reasons to use Google Classroom is that the teacher has instant access to student work before the […]. The post DIRECTIONS: Unlink Document in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom drive G Suite google

“Confidence is crucial to effective leadership but so is humility.”

The Principal of Change

I enjoyed this article, “ Why being wrong will make you a better leader. ” It has many good points on why leadership is about doing right by those that you serve, as opposed to being seen as an “all-knowing” authority.

DIRECTIONS: Unlink Document in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Have Students Unlink Their Documents Paradigm shift, NOTHING in Google Classroom is attached. It is actually linked from Google Drive. This is an important thing to understand as a Google Classroom user. Instant Access One of the genius reasons to use Google Classroom is that the teacher has instant access to student work before the […]. The post DIRECTIONS: Unlink Document in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom drive G Suite google

Make Photos Speak In Multiple Languages

The Innovative Educator

There is technology that allows you to take a photo of a poster, book, page from a magazine, etc. then convert it to text. From there it can be read aloud, translated, and read aloud in the translated language.

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

Strategies To Foster A Sense Of Belonging In Your Classroom

MindShift

When students feel they belong at school they also feel respected and ready to learn. That’s why teachers work so hard to create a class environment where every student feels able to contribute and be heard.

How our high-poverty school reduced suspensions by 97%

eSchool News

Student behavior can have a positive or negative impact on academic achievement. Even just one student who is misbehaving can affect how much and how well an entire class is learning.

Planning Educational Technology Conferences with Pedagogy in mind

Learning With Lucie

As I was commenting on Katie Martin's recent post, I felt my comment was getting a bit long and though maybe I should expand as a blog post.

Taking personalized learning to scale

eSchool News

iNACOL defines personalized learning as “tailoring learning for each student’s strength, needs, and interests—including enabling student’s voice and choice in what, how, when and where they learn—to provide flexibility and supports to ensure mastery of the highest standards possible.”

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

My current book-writing process (and what scares me about book #5)

The Cornerstone Blog

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: A sneak peek on book #5 and my current book-writing process. I’ve gotten a lot of requests to talk about how I write and publish books.

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Service Learning Can Be “Education at Its Best”

MiddleWeb

Incorporating more service learning in your teaching can offer opportunities for students to experience empowered citizenship. Megan Kelly shares how her 6th graders connected learning about the science of water and world-wide challenges with related Kiva fundraising. Service Learning Wide Open Learning community service experiential learning Megan Kelly project based learning service learning World Water Day

Here Is A Good Video Converter Tool to Try Out

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Video Converter is a good web tool and Chrome app that allows you to convert a wide range of media format to MP4, AVI, MPEG, FLV, 3GP. For teachers, this simple tool does serve the purpose, for.read more

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3 Simple Tools for Creating Maps with Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Today we are introducing you to some good web tools to use for creating maps with students. These are new tools that we are featuring here for the first time. Using these tools students will be.read more

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.